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The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

5 Squat Variations Everyone Should Do

Bulgarian Split Squat<p>1 of 7<p><b>Targets</b>: Quads, gluteus maximus, adductors<p>Stand with your feet parallel, a few feet in front of a low bench or step that's …

NowThis Weed

This magnetic dashboard is perfect for the experienced smoker

NowThis Weed

We all know a 'causal' smoker who nicks one when they've had a drink... 👀

How to Become a Morning Exerciser

Rise and shine! This 4-week exercise plan will get you out of bed and help harness the powers of morning exercise<p>When you’re more used to hitting …

Scientists are increasingly excited about ketamine, a party drug that could prevent depression

In the past five or 10 years ketamine — a drug that used to be primarily associated with psychedelically enhanced partying, K-holes, and jokes about horse tranquilizers — has captured the attention of the psychiatry community.<p>"It's basically revolutionized how we think about depression," said …

Depression

Tewari

<b>Obituary — Paramahamsa Tewari</b><p>Paramahamsa Tewari, author, inventor, and retired Executive Director (Nuclear Projects) of the Nuclear Power Corporation …

You Can Turn Almost Any Object Into a Computer - And It Could Completely Change AI

How to computerise water.<p>The latest chip in the iPhone 7 has 3.3 billion transistors packed into a piece of silicon around the size of a small coin. …

Artificial Intelligence

2018’s Hottest New Restaurants in Cape Town

Cape Town was recently voted number 1 on <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>‘s Best Food Cities in the World – eclipsing Sydney, London, Rio and Hong Kong, among …

Etta James

Make Your Tiny Fridge Feel Twice as Big: 11 Brilliant Hacks

Here's how you make a tiny fridge bigger: You don't need magic or borderline-psychic Craigslist sense, you just need some clever hack-y solutions. …

Hacking

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

Cooking

6 ways to make your apartment look grown-up and sophisticated

If you've recently made the transition from school or an entry-level position into a great position at your company—or even if you're a creative …

Home Decorating

8 beautifully designed small kitchens you'll love

Created: 21 August, 2016<p>After a busy day, one of the most common things to do is to arrive home, and immediately look for something to eat. Our …

Meet the Silicon Valley-ites taking tiny hits of LSD to boost performance

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Consciousness

9 plants for your garden that repel mosquitoes

1. Marigolds. The flowers' aroma not only repels mosquitoes but also squash bugs and tomato worms. enrouteksm, Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>2. Lavender. The scent of this herb might take you to Provence, France, where fragrant lavender fields bloom from June to August. It's drought resistant, so it can …

Mosquitoes

Smartphone batteries with twice the life may arrive in 2017

A type of lithium battery that could make gasoline-powered cars obsolete is on track to be commercialized, according to <i>MIT</i> <i>News</i>. The "lithium metal" batteries, developed by MIT spin-off SolidEnergy, can reportedly pack the same energy as a standard lithium-ion cell in half the size. "Or, we can make …

Wirecutter's best deals: $65 off an OXO coffee brewing system

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.</i><p>You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter. Now, from time to time, we'll also be publishing …

Shopping

5 Home Improvement Jobs You Can Do Yourself

Whenever something in the house needs fixing, fitting, or replacing, there is always a temptation to call in a professional, but many of these jobs …

The Reserve House / Metropole Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With the site facilitating a wide ocean frontage, the design was able to respond with a "Wingspread" …

Architecture

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

First taste: Ramen and poké bowls at Three Wise Monkeys in Sea Point

Monday, August 8th, 2016 by <b>Nikita Buxton</b><p>Sea Point’s latest ramen restaurant, Three Wise Monkeys, is heating up the Regent Road strip with steaming …

Hong Kong

'Wake Up' is a Surreal, Immersive Vive Puzzler with Killer Sound Design

<i>Wake Up</i> from Austrian developers Black Cell is a new, surreal subversion of the traditional puzzle and exploration genres sporting some beautiful art …

Virtual Reality

Free Hardware housing for the world

Welcome!<p>by Robin Gane-McCalla Please see our documentation links on the left for how to build a hexayurt.<p>The Hexayurt Family<p>We now have 13 hexayurt …